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November 25th

Derek O. Franz

November 25, 2013

    Derek Ogden Franz, 21, Monroeville, passed away Saturday evening, Nov. 23, 2013. Derek was fatally injured following a traffic accident on Hoagland Road in Allen County.
    Derek was born Monday, Nov. 16, 1992, in Ft. Wayne, the son of Kent R. Franz and the late Sandra J. (Ogden) Franz. 
    Derek was a member of the St. Peter Lutheran Church-Fuelling.  He was a 2011 graduate of Heritage High School. Derek was a self-employed farmer working with his father on the family farm known as Franz Farms.

Everly D. Kauffman

November 25, 2013

    Everlyn D. (Fetters) Kauffman, 96, Berne, passed away Nov. 24, 2013, at Swiss Village, Berne.
    She was born to the late Bryson C. and Iva (Foreman) Fetters March 12, 1917, in Adams County. She married the late Karl E. Kauffman June 21, 1936.

Santa makes appearance at downtown open house

November 25, 2013

The holiday season kicked off over the just-completed weekend during the Decatur Small Business Association’s sixth annual Christmas Open House.
  Above, Kaden Hurst, 5, gives his wish list to Santa.

Crash kills Monroeville 21-year-old

November 25, 2013

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department reported that Derek Franz, 21, Monroeville, was killed Saturday evening around 11 p.m. when the pick-up truck he was driving left the roadway and then hit a guard rail and concrete barrier. The impact of the initial collision caused his truck to roll over several times.
Franz was pronounced dead at the scene by the Allen County Coroner’s Office with blunt force trauma being ruled as the cause of death.
For the complete story, see today's print or online editions.

Trio honored for substance abuse efforts

November 25, 2013

Three members of the Adams County Substance Abuse Awareness Council were recognized recently by the Northeast Regional Advisory Board of the Governor’s Commission for a Drug Free Indiana at the group’s 18th annual meeting.  The purpose of the Northeast Regional Advisory Board is to collaborate to reduce the impact of alcohol and drugs in the 14-county northeast Indiana area.
    For the complete story, see today's print or online editions.

November 24th

Lady Stars take 3-0 start to season, down UCity 42-34

November 24, 2013

    BERNE—Back-to-back treys by South Adams sophomore guard Sydney Willis in the third period Saturday night erased any hopes of a Union City comeback and the Starfires moved to 3-0 on the season with a 42-34 triumph in non-conference action.
    The South Adams Lady Stars basketball team has started 3-0 thanks to a pair of overtime wins against Blackford and Eastbrook to start the season.

November 22nd

Squaws struggle for scores against Patriots, 39-20

November 23, 2013

    After two tough games on the road to open their 2013-2014 campaign, the Bellmont girls basketball team entertained Jay County in a non-conference tilt at the Teepee Friday night but found offense hard to find enroute to a 39-20 setback.
    After a close first four minutes of the game that found the Squaws trailing just 6-4, Jay County opened the floodgates with back-to-back treys and soared to a 17-5 edge at the end of the period.

Louise P. Lengerich

November 22, 2013

    Louise P. Lengerich, 91, Monroeville, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Adams Heritage in Monroeville.
    She was born on Sunday, July 23, 1922, in Allen County, the daughter of the late Martin J. and  Lydia M. (Scherer) Boerger. She married Gerald T. “Tex” Lengerich on August 28, 1948; he passed away on March 21, 1995.

Betty L. Pettibone

November 22, 2013

    Betty L. Pettibone, 92, Woodburn, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. 
    She is survived by her husband, Gene Pettibone of Woodburn; a daughter, Virginia L. (Tony) Smith of Walton, Ky.; a son, Jeffrey W. (Connie) Chambers of Indianapolis; step-son, Gary L. (Carolyn) Pettibone of Fort Wayne; step-daughter, Donna (Norval) Lehman of Berne; step-son, Michael E. (Carol) Pettibone of Decatur; step-daughter, Angela (Mark) Wiegman of Aurora, Colo.; and sister, Dorothy Blume of Sequim, Wash.

Paul J. Schaff

November 22, 2013

    Paul J. Schaff, 49, Fort Wayne, passed away at 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital.
    He was born in Valdosta, Ga., to Donald and Nancy Schaff; they survive. He married Tammy Litmer on May 9, 1998; she survives.
    Paul graduated from East Noble High School, Kendallville, and Purdue University, Fort Wayne. He worked on computer systems for Verizon and then Frontier.

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